Superstorms are on the Rise, Prompting Calls for a New Category 6

June 5, 2018
A recent review of global hurricane data has revealed that the occurrence of powerful cyclones has increased dramatically since 1980, with the number of strong Category-5 storms having more than tripled, with a disturbing trend for these storms to both... continued

Ancient Microbes Hint that Life is Common Throughout the Cosmos

June 4, 2018
A recent analysis of the fossils of ancient microorganisms from deep within Earth's past have unveiled the presence of a surprising amount of biodiversity that flourished roughly 3.4 billion years ago, when the Earth was still a very young planet.... continued

National Park Service Releases Sea Level Rise Report, Despite Alleged Censorship Attempts

May 31, 2018
The National Park Service (NPS) and the University of Colorado have released a joint report on sea level rise, despite alleged attempts by NPS officials to censure the report's discussions regarding the effects of human activity on climate change. Its... continued

Documenting the “Supersonic Tic Tac”: an Official Report on Carrier Strike Group 11’s UFO Encounters

May 29, 2018
Investigative journalist George Knapp has released a 13-page unclassified document detailing a series of UFO encounters that occurred between at least one unidentified craft and the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in late 2004. This newly-revealed document adds a rich... continued

Mysterious Booms are Back–and As Always, the Media Doesn’t Remember a Thing

May 26, 2018
Bucks County PA has been experiencing mysterious booms since April, and to hear the media talk about it, this is an entirely local phenomenon with no real history. The sounds are typically localized rather than spreading over a wide area... continued

Congressman Calls for New Government Investigation into UFOs

May 19, 2018
Last December's revelation that the Department of Defense funded an in-house investigation into the UFO phenomenon continues to hold the interest of representatives in Washington, with yet another lawmaker saying that a congressional investigation should be conducted to determine the... continued

Yet Another Asteroid Buzzes Earth–Are We In Increased Danger of Being Hit?

May 17, 2018
Another sizable asteroid has made a close pass to Earth on May 15, making 2010 WC9 the 35th object to pass within one lunar distance in 2018 alone, and the 17th to have passed within one-half of the distance between... continued

The Lost Tomb of Queen Nefertiti Remains a Mystery

May 15, 2018
A comprehensive examination of the ground surrounding the tomb of Tutankhamun has found no evidence of undiscovered secret chambers, disappointing those hoping to uncover the still-undiscovered resting place of  the young pharaoh's mother, Queen Nefertiti. Hints that hidden passages might... continued

An Exoplanet’s Seasons may Offer Researchers Signs of Extraterrestrial Life

May 12, 2018
The current search for life on planets outside our own solar system consists of analyzing the chemical signatures in their atmospheres, transmitted via the light from the planet's host star as it either shines through, or is reflected off of,... continued

Worldwide CO2 Concentrations have Surpassed 410 Parts Per Million

May 9, 2018
Hawaii's Mauna Loa Observatory has reported that worldwide carbon dioxide levels reached a new record high in April, hitting 410.31 parts per million (ppm). This is the highest concentration of this greenhouse gas seen over the course of human history--and... continued